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Accident: 107898.015 - Employee Incurs Mulitple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 107898.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 07/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335034.01508/02/2018Pame Construction Inc.
At 4:10 p.m. on July 30, 2018, an employee installed a three foot long ridge cap panel over a two foot long unprotected opening on a metal roof to cover exposed insulation from weather. The employee stepped on a foot long section that hung over the edge of the roof, which immediately gave way and the employee then fell twenty-eight feet. The employee was not protected by fall protection equipment as he was working in a controlled decking zone. The employee received a dislocat ed right shoulder, broken left wrist, broken left leg, and facial laceration inj uries from the fall and was hospitalized.
Keywords: decking panel, dislocated, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, laceration, leg, roof, shoulder, weather, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 28
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1335034.015 22 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 28
FallHt:28
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause:

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